Inspector snubs residents in battle to save cul-de-sac

Quiet cul-de-sac: Bannister Lane, Farington Moss. Below, Coun Margaret Smith

Quiet cul-de-sac: Bannister Lane, Farington Moss. Below, Coun Margaret Smith

3
Have your say

A government inspector has over-ruled the wishes of a council’s planning committee on a housing issue and devastated residents in Leyland.

Homeowners on Bannister Lane in Farington Moss have accused South Ribble’s planning committee of ‘lying’ after members made assurances that their cul-de-sac would not be used to access a new housing development in the area.

Councillor Kelly

Councillor Kelly

Wainhomes applied for planning permission for the lane to be used on a temporary basis for residential traffic to a future 125-home development, despite the committee promising that the road would not be used.

 

Back to the top of the page